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H&M Sales Disappoint as More Customers Shop Online

H&M Sales Disappoint as More Customers Shop Online

Mar 30
Swedish low-cost fashion brand Hennes & Mauritz AB said Thursday its first quarter sales disappointed, causing a plunge in the company's share price, as customers increasingly shop online.

'Bathroom Bill' Could Cost North Carolina More NCAA Events

'Bathroom Bill' Could Cost North Carolina More NCAA Events

By Jonathan Drew and Emery P. Dalesio | Mar 30
Basketball-mad North Carolina is bracing for what could be another costly hit from its "bathroom bill" as the NCAA selects four years of championship sites for a variety of sports.

Some Balk As Seattle Seeks to Spend More Money on Homeless

Some Balk As Seattle Seeks to Spend More Money on Homeless

By Phuong Le | Mar 29
Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem.

Black Lives Matter Groups Joining Forces With Wage Activists

Black Lives Matter Groups Joining Forces With Wage Activists

By Errin Haines Whack | Mar 26
A cluster of Black Lives Matter groups and the organization leading the push for a $15-an-hour wage are joining forces to combine the struggle for racial justice with the fight for economic equality.

Will NYC Invite the 'Fearless Girl' to Stay on Wall Street?

Will NYC Invite the 'Fearless Girl' to Stay on Wall Street?

By Verena Dobnik | Mar 26
Should the "Fearless Girl" stand up to Wall Street's charging bull forever?

Naan Starter: UK Curry Restaurants Feel Betrayed by Brexit

Naan Starter: UK Curry Restaurants Feel Betrayed by Brexit

By Danica Kirka | Mar 25
Brexit is just the latest problem to hit the South Asian restaurant industry in a country where chicken tikka masala is as much the national dish as fish and chips.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Claim of Fleeing Doctors Rings False

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Claim of Fleeing Doctors Rings False

By Jim Drinkard | Mar 23
Making the case for a Republican repeal and replacement of his predecessor's health care law, President Donald Trump reached for a dire-sounding argument that's unsupported by the data.

Trump Foreign Aid Cuts Counter Global Development Goals: EU

Trump Foreign Aid Cuts Counter Global Development Goals: EU

By Elias Meseret | Mar 20
President Donald Trump's proposed deep cuts to humanitarian aid go against the global development goals the United States committed to in 2015, the European Union's international development chief warned Friday.

South Sudan Feels the Chill as Trump's Foreign Aid Cuts Loom

South Sudan Feels the Chill as Trump's Foreign Aid Cuts Loom

By Justin Lynch | Mar 20
President Donald Trump's proposed deep cuts in foreign aid could mark the retreat of U.S. support for South Sudan, a nation America enthusiastically helped to create.

Top Economies Yield to U.S., Drop No-Protectionism Pledge

Top Economies Yield to U.S., Drop No-Protectionism Pledge

By David McHugh | Mar 20
The world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the Trump administration, which wants trade to more clearly benefit American companies and workers.

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